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Photography

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13200 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
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About

The MA Photography programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offers an in-depth, creative and socially engaged postgraduate level education in the practices of contemporary photography. You will develop an appreciation of photography as a tool for personal expression, cultural storytelling and political activism.

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Overview

The MA Photography programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  aims to help you become a flexible multi-skilled, lateral thinker with a critical and vocational awareness of how photography works for a range of destinations and web-based platforms.

This course sits within the School of Journalism and Media’s postgraduate provision. It has key links with the MA Visual Journalism and the MA Media Innovation offering you a wide arena of approaches and practitioners to consult on professional and personal projects.

The course is delivered through a variety of methods both that are dependent on the required learning that will find you learning not only in a classroom but out in the field. Critically based lectures and seminars will give you a sound grounding in the current thinking about photography and how this impacts on the work of contemporary practitioners working in a politically and socially complex world. Intensive workshop sessions will enable you to attain the relevant skills and to undertake visual problem solving.

Developing your understanding of industry expectations, skill levels and professional behaviour will further underpin the much of the course. Opportunities to take part in professional projects, to undertake placements or to work on client-based briefs will also help you to acquire relevant professional skills and experiences.

Industry Links

We have links with the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Guardian Newspaper, Northern Rail, Lancashire Archives and the Mass Observation Project.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Project
  • New Media Practices 
  • Visualising the Invisible 
  • Independent Practice
  • Space, Location and Territory 
  • Socially Engaged Art 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry by application form and interview. 
  • 2:2 Hons degree in photography or related Hons degree from UK or equivalent (non-UK) qualification and a portfolio are required for entry. 
  • Consideration given to alternative BA (equivalent) qualifications to applicants with creative industries' work experience. 
  • Non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience will be equally considered. We consider applications for prior learning (cert or experiential) which fulfils some of the learning outcomes of a course for admission with credit to an appropriate point on that course. Students can apply either before or after they commence the course. 
  • Applicants must have a min level of proficiency equal to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time: £765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Funding

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